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Title : Ansible playbook for GoAccess Log Analyzer
Author : Remy van Elst
Date : 17-01-2016
URL : https://raymii.org/s/software/Ansible_role_for_GoAccess_Log_Analyzer.html
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This is a small Ansible playbook to deploy the GoAccess log analyzer on Debian
based systems. Next to Piwik, I use goaccess myself to get better insights in
who and what visits my servers. This role is ment to be included in your
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The role can be found here in my github account:
It requires little change. It adds the goaccess apt-key. (Not with the apt-key
module because that failed for unknown reasons). It installs goaccess and `xz-
utils` (for `zcat`), deploys a config file and adds a hourly cronjob to parse
the latest log file. You might need to change the logfile path. There is also a
nightly cronjob which uses `zcat` to parse all (rotated) logs into a big report.
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